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Friday, September 21, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Correspondent of "Missouri Democrat" calls on Lincoln. "During that hour, visitors, ladies and gentlemen, called upon him from almost every State in the Union; and we were all greeted with a most cordial welcome by this man of the people." He "can not only discuss ably the great democratic principle of our Government, but at the same time tell how to navigate a vessel, maul a rail, or even dress a deer-skin." N.Y. Tribune, 29 September 1860.

Lincoln writes family history to John Chrisman, descendant of Virginia Lincolns. Abraham Lincoln to John Chrisman, 21 September 1860, CW, 4:117.